From war to development

Women leading the Nation – Leymah Gbowee (2011 Nobel Peace Prize laureate)

Wednesday, 9 December 2015 14:30
European Convention Center, Room C

About the Kapuscinski Lecture Series
Top global thinkers discuss development in the European Union countries. The series
“Kapuscinski Development Lectures”, named for Ryszard Kapuscinski, a polish reporter and
writer who covered developing countries, is organised jointly by the European Commission,
the United Nations Development Programme and partner universities and development
think-tanks. Over 80 lectures gathered since 2009 over 25,000 participants.
In October 2014 – December 2015 the lectures organised in all EU Member States contribute
specifi cally to development policy debates as part of the European Year for Development

About Leymah Gbowee
2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is a Liberian peace activist, trained social
worker and women’s rights advocate. She is Founder and current President of the Gbowee
Peace Foundation Africa. Leymah currently serves as a member of the High-Level Task
Force for the International Conference on Population and Development.

Registration mandatory by December 8 :